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120 years of songs from the RCM
Sarah Connolly (mezzo), Joseph Middleton (piano)
A varied collection that offers more than just vocal bonbons…Connolly and Middleton execute the complex phrasing [of A Charm of Lullabies] with a sense of ensemble for which they are revered. — More…
Ian Bostridge (tenor), Antonio Pappano (piano), Elizabeth Kenny (lute), Adam Walker (flute), Lawrence Power (viola), Michael Collins (clarinet)
Five songs from Finzi’s incomparable Let us Garlands Bring see the tenor’s head voice floating sympathetically through the melismatic vowels and ever-shifting metres of Finzi’s most sensitive... — More…
Simon Keenlyside (baritone), Malcolm Martineau (piano)
A sense of the mannered or precious can debase these songs; Keenlyside's sweeping, robust lyricism is deceptively effortless and exactly right...Dr Johnson once said that every man thinks worse... — More…
Ruth Provost, Kirsty Hopkins, David Clegg, Jeremy Budd, Ben Davies, Julie Cooper, Edward McMullan, Mark Dobell
The Sixteen, Harry Christophers
It is clear that this is something really special. That specialness comes not just from the fact that The Sixteen elevate everything they perform through their opulent musicality and supreme... — More…
David Frühwirth (violin), Henri Sigfridsson (piano)
Dame Janet Baker (mezzo), Gerald Moore (piano), Sir Thomas Allen (baritone), Geoffrey Parsons (piano), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), David Willison (piano), Ian Partridge (tenor), Janet Craxton (piano), Ian Bostridge (tenor), Julius Drake (piano), Jonathan Lemalu (bass-baritone), Roger Vignoles (piano),...